Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 23502 26469 32452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.92% 14.78% 15.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.55% 15.31% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18741 22856 27509
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 10358 £50,000 +5.26% 584
South East -2 3964 £37,500 - 255
North of England -2 3801 £36,000 +2.86% 290
Midlands -2 2401 £35,000 -6.67% 145
North West 0 1922 £37,000 +5.71% 145
Yorkshire -2 1645 £36,000 +5.88% 119
West Midlands 0 1586 £36,896 -1.61% 88
South West 0 1511 £35,000 - 106
East of England -10 1475 £37,500 -1.32% 103
East Midlands -2 809 £35,000 -2.78% 56
North East +11 234 £35,000 - 26
South Coast - 1 £83,500 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 7501 (31.92%) Finance
2 6011 (25.58%) SQL
3 4781 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 4668 (19.86%) Microsoft
5 4214 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
6 4211 (17.92%) Windows
7 3796 (16.15%) Business Analysis
8 3098 (13.18%) Degree
9 2794 (11.89%) ITIL
10 2695 (11.47%) Banking
11 2427 (10.33%) Active Directory
12 2403 (10.22%) Microsoft Office
13 2197 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 2179 (9.27%) Microsoft Excel
15 2165 (9.21%) Project Management
16 2162 (9.20%) SQL Server
17 2026 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
18 1909 (8.12%) SDLC
19 1707 (7.26%) Analytics
20 1678 (7.14%) Asset Management
21 1622 (6.90%) QA
22 1581 (6.73%) Retail
23 1579 (6.72%) SAP
24 1553 (6.61%) Data Analysis
25 1442 (6.14%) Test Automation
26 1439 (6.12%) Windows Server
27 1435 (6.11%) Investment Banking
28 1427 (6.07%) Oracle
29 1356 (5.77%) CRM
30 1346 (5.73%) Scrum

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 886 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 776 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 505 (2.15%) SAS
4 365 (1.55%) IIS
5 347 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 233 (0.99%) Confluence
7 200 (0.85%) Skype for Business
8 185 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 159 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 153 (0.65%) Apache
11 134 (0.57%) CMS
12 100 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 77 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
14 76 (0.32%) JBoss
15 68 (0.29%) Apache Spark
16 64 (0.27%) WebSphere
17 63 (0.27%) IBM Notes
18 55 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
18 55 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
19 51 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2403 (10.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2179 (9.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 699 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 672 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 224 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
6 156 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 126 (0.54%) SPSS
8 19 (0.081%) InfoPath
9 14 (0.060%) Photoshop
10 12 (0.051%) Acrobat
10 12 (0.051%) S-PLUS
11 11 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (0.047%) Stata
12 10 (0.043%) SPSS Modeler
13 9 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 9 (0.038%) Open Workbench
14 8 (0.034%) AutoCAD
15 6 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
16 5 (0.021%) SOLIDWORKS
17 4 (0.017%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 380 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 258 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 196 (0.83%) SAP FI
4 187 (0.80%) SAP CO
5 186 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
6 181 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
7 158 (0.67%) SAP SD
8 149 (0.63%) SAP MM
9 111 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
10 109 (0.46%) SAP PP
11 101 (0.43%) SAP ERP
12 96 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
13 90 (0.38%) Actimize
14 82 (0.35%) thinkFolio
15 71 (0.30%) Markit EDM
16 65 (0.28%) ION MarketView
17 56 (0.24%) SAP APO
18 54 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
19 53 (0.23%) NetSuite
20 52 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1030 (4.38%) Office 365
2 545 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 339 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 313 (1.33%) SaaS
5 236 (1.00%) Google Analytics
6 131 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
7 74 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
8 61 (0.26%) Mimecast
9 57 (0.24%) IaaS
10 56 (0.24%) PaaS
11 51 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
12 49 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 49 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
13 37 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
14 35 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
15 34 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 31 (0.13%) OneDrive
17 30 (0.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 29 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
19 28 (0.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1178 (5.01%) Firewall
2 729 (3.10%) TCP/IP
3 629 (2.68%) LAN
4 619 (2.63%) WAN
5 523 (2.23%) DNS
6 482 (2.05%) Network Security
7 462 (1.97%) VPN
8 413 (1.76%) DHCP
9 326 (1.39%) Internet
10 269 (1.14%) VoIP
11 266 (1.13%) SAN
12 165 (0.70%) Skype
13 154 (0.66%) Wireless
14 151 (0.64%) VLAN
15 148 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
16 124 (0.53%) FTP
17 120 (0.51%) SSL
18 117 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
19 101 (0.43%) HTTP
20 96 (0.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2162 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 829 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 743 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
4 552 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 405 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
6 379 (1.61%) Power BI
6 379 (1.61%) QlikView
7 365 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 321 (1.37%) Big Data
9 275 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 238 (1.01%) MySQL
11 232 (0.99%) Oracle Database
12 220 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
13 219 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
14 177 (0.75%) Data Mining
15 154 (0.66%) MS Access
16 145 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
17 129 (0.55%) Hadoop
18 98 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
19 94 (0.40%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 973 (4.14%) JIRA
2 740 (3.15%) Selenium
3 288 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 276 (1.17%) Cucumber
5 260 (1.11%) SoapUI
6 208 (0.89%) Visual Studio
7 195 (0.83%) WebDriver
8 178 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 141 (0.60%) HP UFT
10 129 (0.55%) Git (software)
11 114 (0.49%) SpecFlow
12 111 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 104 (0.44%) JMeter
14 60 (0.26%) TeamCity
15 58 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
16 57 (0.24%) Eclipse
17 56 (0.24%) JUnit
18 51 (0.22%) Appium
19 50 (0.21%) Toad
20 46 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 7501 (31.92%) Finance
2 2695 (11.47%) Banking
3 1581 (6.73%) Retail
4 1435 (6.11%) Investment Banking
5 1179 (5.02%) Marketing
6 1021 (4.34%) Retail Banking
7 908 (3.86%) Legal
8 738 (3.14%) Front Office
9 729 (3.10%) Manufacturing
10 619 (2.63%) Law
11 558 (2.37%) Telecoms
12 472 (2.01%) Back Office
13 389 (1.66%) Advertising
14 224 (0.95%) Financial Institution
15 173 (0.74%) Games
16 171 (0.73%) Publishing
17 170 (0.72%) Electronics
18 147 (0.63%) Billing
19 135 (0.57%) German Language
20 125 (0.53%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1047 (4.45%) .NET
2 586 (2.49%) XML
3 529 (2.25%) HTML
4 411 (1.75%) Web Services
5 294 (1.25%) SOAP
6 271 (1.15%) CSS
7 233 (0.99%) ASP.NET
8 173 (0.74%) REST
9 132 (0.56%) .NET Framework
9 132 (0.56%) EDI
10 130 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
11 121 (0.51%) Middleware
12 114 (0.49%) jQuery
13 112 (0.48%) J2EE
14 111 (0.47%) JSON
15 99 (0.42%) AngularJS
16 88 (0.37%) Gherkin
17 72 (0.31%) RESTful
18 67 (0.29%) WCF
19 64 (0.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4214 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
2 1061 (4.51%) Computer Science
3 1043 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 571 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 488 (2.08%) Equities
6 463 (1.97%) User Experience
7 412 (1.75%) Derivative
8 378 (1.61%) Fixed Income
9 367 (1.56%) Fintech
10 298 (1.27%) Data Centre
11 276 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
12 223 (0.95%) Credit Risk
13 211 (0.90%) Mobile App
14 209 (0.89%) Driving Licence
15 175 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
16 173 (0.74%) Hedge funds
17 171 (0.73%) Blackberry
18 169 (0.72%) Virtual Team
19 167 (0.71%) iPad
20 160 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4211 (17.92%) Windows
2 1439 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 1241 (5.28%) Linux
4 1156 (4.92%) Windows 7
5 968 (4.12%) Unix
6 728 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 666 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 651 (2.77%) Windows 10
9 368 (1.57%) Windows 8
10 249 (1.06%) Android
11 214 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 201 (0.86%) Apple iOS
13 161 (0.69%) Windows XP
14 131 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 124 (0.53%) Mac OS X
16 94 (0.40%) Solaris
17 69 (0.29%) AIX
18 49 (0.21%) Mac OS
19 41 (0.17%) CentOS
20 35 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4781 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 3796 (16.15%) Business Analysis
3 2794 (11.89%) ITIL
4 2197 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 2165 (9.21%) Project Management
6 2026 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
7 1909 (8.12%) SDLC
8 1707 (7.26%) Analytics
9 1678 (7.14%) Asset Management
10 1553 (6.61%) Data Analysis
11 1442 (6.14%) Test Automation
12 1356 (5.77%) CRM
13 1346 (5.73%) Scrum
14 1336 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
15 1194 (5.08%) Wealth Management
16 1142 (4.86%) Change Management
17 1115 (4.74%) Information Security
18 1074 (4.57%) User Stories
19 973 (4.14%) E-Commerce
20 938 (3.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6011 (25.58%) SQL
2 1104 (4.70%) Java
3 1057 (4.50%) C#
4 772 (3.28%) Python
5 606 (2.58%) T-SQL
6 580 (2.47%) JavaScript
7 492 (2.09%) VBA
8 452 (1.92%) R
9 424 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 327 (1.39%) PL/SQL
11 262 (1.11%) C++
12 241 (1.03%) C
13 231 (0.98%) VB
14 192 (0.82%) Shell Script
15 189 (0.80%) ABAP
16 186 (0.79%) Perl
17 166 (0.71%) PHP
18 140 (0.60%) Ruby
19 129 (0.55%) Bash Shell
19 129 (0.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3098 (13.18%) Degree
2 880 (3.74%) ISEB
3 675 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 665 (2.83%) CISSP
5 529 (2.25%) ISTQB
6 517 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 472 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
8 465 (1.98%) SC Cleared
9 389 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
10 382 (1.63%) CISM
11 357 (1.52%) CCNA
12 276 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
13 246 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 220 (0.94%) MCSE
15 203 (0.86%) GIAC
16 194 (0.83%) MCP
17 186 (0.79%) DV Cleared
18 179 (0.76%) CISA
19 175 (0.74%) MCSA
20 161 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1622 (6.90%) QA
2 1006 (4.28%) SLA
3 565 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 499 (2.12%) PMO
5 428 (1.82%) Data Quality
6 307 (1.31%) GDPR
7 249 (1.06%) PCI DSS
8 195 (0.83%) MiFID
9 103 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 97 (0.41%) Basel III
10 97 (0.41%) COBIT
11 92 (0.39%) EMIR
12 82 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
13 77 (0.33%) ISO 9001
14 73 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
15 66 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 59 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 49 (0.21%) Solvency II
18 30 (0.13%) SEPA
19 24 (0.10%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2427 (10.33%) Active Directory
2 717 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 286 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 143 (0.61%) XenApp
5 139 (0.59%) vSphere
6 136 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
7 92 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
8 57 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 56 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
10 52 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 50 (0.21%) Snort
12 49 (0.21%) Docker
13 48 (0.20%) Terminal Services
14 39 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
15 27 (0.11%) NFS
16 24 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
17 17 (0.072%) XenServer
18 16 (0.068%) BitLocker
19 13 (0.055%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 12 (0.051%) KVM
Systems Management
1 422 (1.80%) SCCM
2 162 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
3 85 (0.36%) SCOM
4 76 (0.32%) Nessus
5 68 (0.29%) Puppet
6 67 (0.29%) WSUS
7 56 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 53 (0.23%) Ansible
8 53 (0.23%) QRadar
9 51 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
10 50 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 49 (0.21%) vCenter Server
12 47 (0.20%) CSIRT
13 43 (0.18%) Backup Exec
14 37 (0.16%) AirWatch
14 37 (0.16%) Nagios
15 36 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
16 35 (0.15%) Tivoli
17 23 (0.098%) Control-M
17 23 (0.098%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4668 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 1579 (6.72%) SAP
3 1427 (6.07%) Oracle
4 1150 (4.89%) VMware
5 918 (3.91%) Citrix
6 840 (3.57%) Cisco
7 709 (3.02%) Tableau
8 469 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
9 397 (1.69%) Google
10 371 (1.58%) HP
11 242 (1.03%) Adobe
11 242 (1.03%) IBM
12 239 (1.02%) CheckPoint
13 198 (0.84%) Apple
14 186 (0.79%) Cognos
15 171 (0.73%) Remedy
16 152 (0.65%) Juniper
17 150 (0.64%) ServiceNow
18 149 (0.63%) Dell
18 149 (0.63%) NetApp